Quimper

[ kan-per ]
/ kɛ̃ˈpɛr /

noun

a port in and the capital of Finistère, in NW France: noted for pottery manufacture.

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Finistère

[ fin-uh-stair; French fee-nee-ster ]
/ ˌfɪn əˈstɛər; French fi niˈstɛr /

noun

a department in W France. 2714 sq. mi. (7030 sq. km). Capital: Quimper.
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Quimper

/ (French kɛ̃pɛr) /

noun

a city in NW France: capital of Finistère department. Pop: 63 238 (1999)

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Finistère

/ (ˌfɪnɪˈstɛə, French finistɛr) /

noun

a department of NW France, at the tip of the Breton peninsula. Capital: Quimper. Pop: 863 798 (2003 est). Area: 7029 sq km (2741 sq miles)
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